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Artifical Intelligence in the Changing Business Landscape - MBA Student Association 4th Annual Conference

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In today’s modern world, new technology and how to manage it, continues to disrupt the flow of business. Constant change has now become the new normal. Today’s business leaders need fluid and effective strategies to keep up with the pace of change and ensure that they're focused on the “right things." Since the inception of the MBA Students Association conference in March 2017, this one-day formal gathering has continued to bring together hundreds of participants including graduate and undergraduate students and leading professionals from academia, corporations and UD’s robust alumni network for an informative networking experience.

 

This year’s conference will be focused on the intersection of business and technology - Accelerating business values ! through AI with focus on the state of the practice of AI in the enterprise, to explore how digital, social, and mobile technologies affect business models, customer behavior, public policy, and social changes at large. Information will serve as an intellectual bridge between computer science, economics, statistics, marketing, management, finance, strategy, ISTM, healthcare, education, public policy, and others.


This event is open to the public.


WHO ARE THE PRESENTERS?

 

The presenters represent principal players from an assortment of industries and sectors who have led their organizations to fiscal success. The keynote speaker for this year will be discussing a topic that is very close to the heart of every business student - change! His presentation is entitled, “Opti! mizing for the best practices in the latest business models: A Focus on Long Term Success.


ITINERARY

 

12:00 Noon - Registration & Lunch (all sessions take place in the Trabant University Center)

 

1:00 PM - Opening Remarks - Bruce Weber, Dean, Lerner College of Business & Economics

 

1:10 PM - Panel Discussion on the Topics: Business & Technology: the Skills Needed to Get Ahead

 

Sharon Kelly Hake – President and CEO, Great Dames

Jane Abitanta – Founder & Principal, Perceval Associates. Director at 100 Women in Finance

Mark Manniso – Chief Creative Officer, Forte USA. Partner Stay Clear Dental Relations (FMR)

Victoria Luttrel – Founder, Exelon – Distributed Energy, Exelon Corporate Strategy, Innovation & Sustainability

Daphne McRae – VP IT Portfolio Management, JP Morgan Chase

Rysheema Dixton – President & CEO RD Innovative Planning, LEEP Inc.

Wendy Scott – Principal, Chief Strategy Officer, Blue Blaze Associates

Moderator: Lynn Evans – Managing Director, Lerner Women’s Leadership Initiative

 

2:10 PM – Keynote Address: A Focus on Long Term Success at the Intersection of Business and Technology

 

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jack Baroudi, Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs

 

Ray Quinlan, Chairman and CEO of Sallie Mae

 


3:20 PM – Two Simultaneous Workshops (Choose one):

 

Panel Discussion: The Executive Presence and Ethics in Business Environment


This session allows the participants to learn how to present themselves in a way that signals to the world and their environment that they are leadership material. They will learn how to package and tell their story and engage with others to enhance the advancement of their career.

 

Linda Farquhar – CEO EntreDonavan, National Grand Prize Winner – Best Use of Technology to Improve the Customer Experience

Jane Abitanta – Founder & Principal, Perceval Associates. Director at 100 Women in Finance

Alfred Mangeniello – Award-winning Management Author, Vice President Bank of America – Executive Relations (FMR)

Victoria Luttrel – Founder, Exelon – Distributed Energy, Exelon Corporate Strategy, Innovation & Sustainability

Daphne McRae – VP IT Portfolio Management, JP Morgan Chase

Mark Manniso – Chief Creative Officer, Forte USA. Partner Stay Clear Dental

Moderator: Maria Gunther – Partner, Consulting and Account Services, Trellist

 

Apply, Apply, Apply – Oh My! How to Bust Out of the Job Board Trap to Land a Job You Really Want

 

Sarah Andrus, Assistant Director of Career Services, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics.

 

4:15 PM – Meet the Experts: Leadership Stories of Speakers and Lerner MBA Alumni


5:00 PM - TGIF Networking Reception

 

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Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:00pm to 6:30pm

Trabant University Center, Multipurpose Rooms
Trabant University Center, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Event Type

Academics, Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

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Departments

Graduate & Executive Programs, Lerner College of Business & Economics, MALS Program, Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

Tags

business, artificial intelligence

Cost

$8-$10

Hashtag

#lernerbiz

Contact Email

Lerner-MBASA@udel.edu

Contact Name

Lerner MBA Student Association

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